The British industrial revolution in global perspective / Robert C. Allen.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Allen, Robert C., 1947-
Format: Book
Published:Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series:New approaches to economic and social history.
Table of Contents:
  • The Industrial Revolution and the pre-industrial economy
  • I: The pre-industrial economy
  • The high-wage economy of pre-industrial Britain
  • The agricultural revolution
  • The cheap energy economy
  • Why England succeeded
  • II: The Industrial Revolution
  • Why was the Industrial Revolution British?
  • The steam engine
  • Cotton
  • Coke smelting
  • Inventors, enlightenment and human capital
  • From Industrial Revolution to modern economic growth.